Advising and Program Sequence
Admitted students are assigned an initial advisor whose responsibility is to assist the student prior to initial enrollment. Students shall acquaint themselves with different faculty members during the first year and approach a faculty member to server as a mentor for the duration of the student's program. It is also expected that the mentor will assist the student in course selection and should serve on the student's thesis committee, if not direct the thesis itself. Students are advised to complete required MA courses in the following sequence:
The thesis proposal, a requirement of ENGL A689, must be approved by the graduate English coordinator; students will not be allowed to enroll for ENGL A699 without completing ENGL A689 and having an approved thesis proposal.